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Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age
In Disrupt Aging, Jenkins focuses on three core areas–health, wealth, and self–to show us how to embrace opportunities and change the way we look at getting older. Here, she chronicles her own journey and that of others who are making their mark as disrupters to show readers how we can be active, healthy, and happy as we get older.
The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America
In The Age of Dignity, thought leader and activist Ai-jen Poo offers a wake-up call about the demographic reality that will affect us all. “We have more senior citizens in America today than we’ve had at any time in our history,” Poo writes, pointing out that more than 14 percent of our population is now over sixty-five; by 2030 that ratio will be one in five. The Age of Dignity outlines a road map for how we can become a more caring nation, providing solutions for fixing our fraying safety net while also increasing opportunities for women, immigrants, and the unemployed in our workforce. As Poo has said, “Care is the strategy and the solution toward a better future for all of us.”
This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism
Lively, funny, and deeply researched, This Chair Rocks traces Ashton Applewhite’s journey from apprehensive boomer to pro-aging radical, and in the process debunks myth after myth about late life. Explaining the roots of ageism in history and how it divides and debases, Applewhite examines how ageist stereotypes cripple the way our brains and bodies function, looks at ageism in the workplace and the bedroom, exposes the cost of the all-American myth of independence, critiques the portrayal of elders as burdens to society, describes what an all-age-friendly world would look like, and offers a rousing call to action.
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Modern Aging YouTube Channel
Each week, host Risa Morimoto shares interviews with experts from around the world to discuss innovations in holistic health, money, travel, retirement, senior living and so much more. Every Thursday on YouTube.
Modern Aging Podcast - COMING SOON
Each week, hosts Risa Morimoto and Susan Rosenthal discuss advancements in holistic health and wellness. We also talk with experts from around the world about how to live longer, healthier and more fulfilled as we age.